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Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation (English)

The impact of business regulations on firms could depend on how the regulations are enforced in practice. Exploiting variation in enforcement capacity across the Russian Federation's administrative regions, this paper examines whether the enforcement of restrictive regulations on hiring and firing workers affects how firms adjust employment during industry upswings and downswings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7888 NOV 14, 2016

Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Sharma,Siddharth; Subhash,Hari Disclosed

Georgia - Irrigation And Land Market Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan (English)

The objective of the Irrigation and Land Market Development Project for Georgia is to improve delivery of irrigation and drainage services in selected areas and to develop improved policies and procedures as a basis for national program of land registration. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2565 OCT 24, 2016

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Economic integration across Latin America : evidence from labor markets, 1990-2013 (English)

Combining macroeconomic and microeconomic data and three indicators of international market integration, this paper assesses the degree to which Latin American labor markets are integrated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7847 OCT 03, 2016

Lederman,Daniel; Robertson,Raymond Disclosed

Croatia - Macro monitoring report (English)

In the first half of 2016 growth strengthened to 2.75 percent thanks to exports growth, accelerating private consumption, and a rebound of investment. ... See More +

Brief 108741 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)

This paper studies the role of social-emotional or psychological capital in determining the education and employment aspirations of adolescent girls and young women in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7792 AUG 15, 2016

Roy,Sanchari; Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana Disclosed

Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030 (English)

In low- and middle-income countries, scaling essential health interventions to achieve health development targets is constrained by the lack of skilled health professionals to deliver services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7790 AUG 10, 2016

Liua,Jenny X; Goryakin,Yevgeniy; Maeda,Akiko; Bruckner,Tim Allen; Scheffler,Richard M. Disclosed

Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)

A large national farm panel from India covering a quarter century (1982, 1999, and 2008) is used to show that the inverse farm size-yield relationship weakened significantly over time, despite an increase in the dispersion of farm sizes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7783 AUG 04, 2016

Deininger,Klaus W.; Jin,Songqing; Liu,Yanyan; Singh,Sudhir K. Disclosed

Industrial competitiveness and jobs : an evaluation of World Bank Group industry-specific support to promote industrial competitiveness and its implications for jobs (English)

This evaluation focuses on the World Bank Group’s support to enhancing industry-specific productivity and competitiveness, and examines the implications of improved industry competitiveness for employment during the last decade. ... See More +

Working Paper 109333 JUN 30, 2016

IEG Disclosed

Nigeria - First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Credit Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14927 JUN 29, 2016

Disclosed

Sectoral productivity gaps and aggregate productivity (English)

This paper examines the role of changes in sectoral productivity gaps over time in accounting for growth realized by countries over the past few decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7737 JUN 29, 2016

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

Montenegro - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106496 JUN 16, 2016

Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106465 JUN 14, 2016

Disclosed

Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Rezultatet e anketës së fuqisë : punëtore 2015 në Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) began conducting the Labor Force Survey (LFS) in 2001 and then undertook LFS on an almost annual basis until 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 108798 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Anketa o radnoj snazi : rezultati za Kosovo 2015 (Serbian)

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) began conducting the Labor Force Survey (LFS) in 2001 and then undertook LFS on an almost annual basis until 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 108798 JUN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)

This paper investigates differences in the composition of employment between exporting and non-exporting firms. In particular, it asks whether exporting firms hire more engineers relative to blue-collar workers than non-exporting firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7686 MAY 31, 2016

Brambilla,Irene; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - jobs and economic transformation (English)

The job creation challenge is immense in International Development Association (IDA) countries, and is aggravated by demographic pressures with an estimated 600 million new entrants into the labor market over the next decade. ... See More +

Board Report 106106 MAY 25, 2016

Disclosed

Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the impacts of agricultural productivity on employment growth and structural transformation of non-farm activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7685 MAY 24, 2016

Shilpi,Forhad J.; Emran,Shahe Disclosed

Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Madhya Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. Growth in non-farm jobs has been positive after 2005 but lower than in other low-income states. ... See More +

Brief 105862 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Madhya Pradesh gender (English)

Madhya Pradesh has made mixed progress on gender. Child sex ratio is deteriorating. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. Nearly one in every two adult females is illiterate. ... See More +

Brief 105864 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Bihar - Jobs (English)

People in Bihar are beginning to move off the farm and into other kinds of work. That said, the workforce remains largely tied to agriculture, more so than in most other states in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105841 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

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Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7888 Policy Research Working Paper
Georgia - Irrigation And Land Market Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan (English)
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OCT 24, 2016 SFG2565 Resettlement Plan
Economic integration across Latin America : evidence from labor markets, 1990-2013 (English)
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OCT 03, 2016 WPS7847 Policy Research Working Paper
Croatia - Macro monitoring report (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108741 Brief
Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7792 Policy Research Working Paper
Global health workforce labor market projections for 2030 (English)
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AUG 10, 2016 WPS7790 Policy Research Working Paper
Can labor market imperfections explain changes in the inverse farm size–productivity relationship ? longitudinal evidence from rural India (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7783 Policy Research Working Paper
Industrial competitiveness and jobs : an evaluation of World Bank Group industry-specific support to promote industrial competitiveness and its implications for jobs (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 109333 Working Paper
Nigeria - First Edo State Growth and Employment Support Credit Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ICRR14927 Implementation Completion Report Review
Sectoral productivity gaps and aggregate productivity (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 WPS7737 Policy Research Working Paper
Montenegro - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 106496 Board Summary
Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 14, 2016 106465 Board Summary
Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Rezultatet e anketës së fuqisë : punëtore 2015 në Kosovë (Basque,Albanian)
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JUN 01, 2016 108798 Working Paper
Results of the Kosovo 2015 : labour force survey : Anketa o radnoj snazi : rezultati za Kosovo 2015 (Serbian)
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JUN 01, 2016 108798 Working Paper English
Exporters, engineers, and blue-collar workers (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7686 Policy Research Working Paper
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - jobs and economic transformation (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106106 Board Report
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105862 Brief
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
Bihar - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105841 Brief